Westville is situated West of Durban between Sherwood and Pinetown's industrial area and is close to Durban city. Westville was previously a farm and was formed in 1847. Westville is named after Sir Martin West who was a British Lieutenant-Govenor of Natal. Property for sale in Westville is appealing because of it's thriving beauty. Westville has a multitude of facilities and attractions for anyone who is looking for property for sale.
Property for sale in Westville includes property for sale in Westville North as well as property for sale in Cowies Hill. There is a variety of different types of property for sale in Westville such as: houses for sale, flats for sale, apartments for sale, duplexes for sale, simplexes for sale and vacant land for sale.
There are two major freeways/ Highways that go through Westville to the surrounding towns such as Durban City Centre and Pinetown, ideal for working men and women who are looking for property for sale in this area. The freeway is the N3 Western Freeway and the highway is the M13 Jan Smuts Highway.
Families with children who are looking for property for sale will be interested to know that there are numerous schools in Westville, the variety of schools include pre-schools, primary schools such as Westville Junior Primary and Westville Senior Primary, High Schools such as Westville Boys High School and Westville Girls High School, the Varsity College and swimming schools in the vacinity. There is also the Westville Campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (formerly known as The University of Durban-westville) which is very well-known and is one of 5 campuses.
For the outgoing people looking for property for sale, Westville is surrounded by many marvelous attractions. An array of knowledge can be gained from the Bergtheil Museum which is located in Westville as well as the Live Theatre Club, the Palmiet Nature Reserve (Bird watchers paradise) and the Westville Library. For the more sporty person there is the Westville Country Club , several sporting grounds, the Westville pool and The Virgin Active located in Westville Mall.
Shopping centres in Westville are Pavilion, Village Market, Westville Mall and the newly built Westwood Mall. In the shopping malls there are an array of different shops; Food shops such as Woolworths, Pick 'n Pay and Checkers; Stationery shops such as CNA and Stanley's stationers; Clothing shops; pharmacy's; pet shops; cinema's and many more. There are also Banks and ATM's in and around Westville such as First National Bank, Standard Bank, ABSA Bank and Nedbank.
There are large numbers of restaurants, Take-aways and cafe's in Westville, rich in an assortment of cuisine. A few popular restaurants are Waxy O'Connors an Irish restaurant specialising in Pub meals and Grills, Primi an Italian restaurant specializing in pasta's and pizzas and Spur Steak Ranch a steakhouse specializing in grills. At The Westville Hotel, which is next to the Pavilion Shopping Centre, there is the Christina Martin's cooking school and the popular Sage at Christina's restaurant. At the Westville Hospital there is the Dulce Continental Cafe a coffee shop specializing in breakfast, health foods and drinks such as coffee and tea.
Some important buildings in Westville are: Life Westville Hospital which has 12 theatres and 270 beds, The Westville Prison which is one of the country's largest prisons, Westville Post Office and Westville Veterinary Hospital. There is also the Westville clinic and many dentists and optometrists in the Westville area.
There are various churches in Westville such as Our Lady of Lourdes, a Catholic church situated in the centre of Westville; St. Elizabeth's Anglican Church; Church of Scientology; Westville Christian Fellowship; Westville Baptist church and many many more.